demerit (n.)
(plural) merits, deserts, deserving
Cor I.i.270 [Sicinius to Brutus] Opinion, that so sticks on Martius, shall / Of his demerits rob Cominius
Oth I.ii.22 [Othello to Iago] my demerits / May speak, unbonneted, to as proud a fortune / As this that I have reached

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